EHS - Special Patient Program (aka SPP)

Provided by: Government of Nova Scotia - Department of Health and Wellness (aka DHW)

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Contact Details

General Inquiries: 902-424-1729
Office of the Provincial Medical Director

Fax: 902-832-2954

Toll-Free: 1-844-424-5438
General Inquiries

Service Email: tanya.fraser@novascotia.ca

Service Website: http://www.novascotia.ca/dhw/ehs/public.asp

Email: healthehs@novascotia.ca

Website: http://www.novascotia.ca/dhw/ehs

Service Description

Offers eligible patients the ability to register special medical needs with EHS to ensure paramedics have quick access to medical information. Registered patients receive an identification card and an individual SPP number.

Eligibility

Referral from doctor required * Patients who have conditions which require protocols that are not specifically addressed by EHS protocols * Protocols must be approved by the Provincial Medical Director of EHS

Service Info

General Inquiries:
902-424-1729
Office of the Provincial Medical Director

Hours of Operation:
24-hour service * Applications accepted Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm

Service Website:
http://www.novascotia.ca/dhw/ehs/public.asp

Email:
tanya.fraser@novascotia.ca

Application Process:
Completed form must be submitted by the patient's attending physician and/or specialist and sent to Emergency Health Services office

Fees:
No fees

Languages:
English

Coverage Area:
Nova Scotia

Locations

Emergency Health Services

EHS Office
Dartmouth, NS B3B 2C5

Fax:
902-832-2954

TollFree:
1-844-424-5438
General Inquiries

Website:
www.novascotia.ca/dhw/ehs

Email:
healthehs@novascotia.ca

Accessibility:
Wheelchair accessible

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Emergency Health Services (aka EHS)

Address:
EHS Office
237 Brownlow Avenue, Suite 160
Dartmouth, NS B3B 2C5

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Mailing Address:
EHS Head Office
237 Brownlow Avenue, Suite 160
Dartmouth, NS B3B 2C5

Site Info

Fax:
902-832-2954

Toll-Free:
1-844-424-5438
General Inquiries

Email:
healthehs@novascotia.ca

Website:
http://www.novascotia.ca/dhw/ehs

Site Hours:

Monday:
Tuesday:
Wednesday:
Thursday:
Friday:

8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm
8:30am - 4:30pm

Accessibility:
Wheelchair accessible

Coverage Area:
Nova Scotia

Service Info

General Inquiries:
902-424-1729
Office of the Provincial Medical Director

Hours of Operation:
24-hour service * Applications accepted Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm

Service Website:
http://www.novascotia.ca/dhw/ehs/public.asp

Email:
tanya.fraser@novascotia.ca

Application Process:
Completed form must be submitted by the patient's attending physician and/or specialist and sent to Emergency Health Services office

Fees:
No fees

Languages:
English

Coverage Area:
Nova Scotia

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